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Jun 29 AT 8:57 PM Sean Riley 107 Comments

Galaxy Nexus banned in the U.S. following preliminary injunction in Apple patent case

You read that right, sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the U.S. have been temporarily banned after the court granted Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus in their ongoing patent lawsuit.

As soon as Apple posts a bond of approximately $96 million (the estimated costs for Samsung should ... Read More »

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Jun 06 AT 10:29 AM Nick Gray 47 Comments

Apple files new ITC complaint against HTC – alleges HTC’s ‘data tapping’ workaround still infringes on Apple patent

The ‘data tapping’ dispute between HTC and Apple is back in play. Back in December, the ITC sided with Apple in its “data tapping” patent infringement complaint against HTC. The patent itself is a “system and method [which] causes a computer to detect and perform actions on structures identified in computer data,” which covers how Android interacts ... Read More »

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May 20 AT 2:48 PM Sean Riley 11 Comments

Motorola devices could face US importation ban following ITC ruling on Microsoft patent

Hot on the heels of US customs imposing an International Trade Commission ban on select HTC devices we have yet another exclusion order from the ITC, but this time around it’s Microsoft winning their patent claim against Motorola.

The patent in question dates back to 1998 and relates to scheduling a meeting with ... Read More »

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Mar 09 AT 3:18 PM Edgar Cervantes 34 Comments

Samsung patent filing: Convert your whole device into screen real estate

Samsung has been getting creative lately. As if devices with flexible displays weren’t innovating enough for 2012, Sammy has just filed for another cool new patent. The concept revolves around “smart device skins,” a technology that will extend your display to the bezel, sides and back of the device.

Virtually converting devices into displays, ... Read More »

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Feb 11 AT 2:01 PM Anthony Domanico 114 Comments

Apple seeks preliminary injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the U.S.

Apple has filed an injunction against the Android 4.0 flagship Samsung Galaxy Nexus in California, claiming the Nexus violates at least four of Apple’s recently-claimed patents. According to FOSS Patents, these include:

The “data tapping” patent which resulted in an import ban of HTC devices A patent related to Siri and unified search The infamous ... Read More »

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